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UFC 92 Card Finalized

Written by Tom Ngo
December 18th, 2008
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The UFC released the official fight card for their end of year event.  “UFC 92 : The Ultimate 2008” will be taking place at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 27th. The UFC is notorious for putting on blockbuster events to end their year, and 2008’s will be no different.

There will be two titles on the line, as light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin will be making his first ever title defense against Rashad Evans, and interim heavyweight champ Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will be taking on Frank Mir.

In addition, former UFC 205-pound champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will be taking on his former PrideFC foe Wanderlei Silva. Silva already holds two victories over Rampage, however a win is imperative for both fighters to keep their title hopes alive.

Here is how the rest of the card shapes up:

Preliminary Bouts:

Pat Barry vs. Dan Evensen
Brad Blackburn vs. Ryo Chonan
Reese Andy vs. Matt Hamill
Mike Wessel vs. Antoni Hardonk
Dean Lister vs. Yushin Okami

Main Bouts:

Mostapha Al Turk vs. Cheick Kongo
Mike Massenzio vs. CB Dollaway
Wanderlei Silva vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson
Frank Mir vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion)
Rashad Evans vs. Forrest Griffin (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)

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